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Public art is a highly visible, accessible, and engaging way of telling stories on a community-wide scale. Through mixed media artistic platforms, public art can make us stop, re-examine, and spark conversation about the ideas that art brings to our lives and communities.
Public art reflects the identity of our Town, gives voice to community and builds relationships between diverse groups. Public art gives meaning to place by interpreting the natural, social, cultural and built environment.
In February 2019, the Ladysmith Public Arts Strategy was completed. The Ladysmith Public Arts Strategy was developed through extensive public consultation. The first priority outlined within the strategy was the development of a Public Art Policy.
In January 2020, Town Council approved the Public Art Policy.
The purpose of the Public Art policy is to:
The Public Arts Policy ensures that public art is:
For more information on Public Arts in Ladysmith, contact Andrea Downey at 250.245.6424 or email@example.com